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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Cheilininae
Genus: Pteragogus

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Pteragogus aurigarius (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus aurigarius
[]

Photo by O'Hara, S.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Pteragogus clarkae Randall, 2013

Photo by O'Hara, S.
 
Pteragogus clarkae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pteragogus cryptus Randall, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus cryptus
[Cryptic wrasse]

Photo by Yin, Robert

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pteragogus enneacanthus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Pteragogus enneacanthus
[Cockerel wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pteragogus flagellifer (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus flagellifer
[Cocktail wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pteragogus guttatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus guttatus
[Sneaky wrasse]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pteragogus pelycus Randall, 1981

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Pteragogus pelycus
[Sideburn wrasse]

Photo by King, D.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pteragogus taeniops (Peters, 1855)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Pteragogus taeniops
[Cheekbar wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Red Sea
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Pteragogus trispilus Randall, 2013

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus trispilus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Pteragogus variabilis Randall, 2013

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus variabilis
[]
10 Species of Family Labridae with Genus Pteragogus
(Wrasses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1845 Pteragogus aurigarius Northwest Pacific 17 SL
2013 Pteragogus clarkae Western Indian Ocean 6.4 SL
1981 Pteragogus cryptus Cryptic wrasse Indo-West Pacific 9.5 TL
1853 Pteragogus enneacanthus Cockerel wrasse Western Pacific 15 TL
1839 Pteragogus flagellifer Cocktail wrasse Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1928 Pteragogus guttatus Sneaky wrasse Western Central Pacific 9 TL
1981 Pteragogus pelycus Sideburn wrasse Western Indian Ocean 15 TL
1855 Pteragogus taeniops Cheekbar wrasse Western Indian Ocean 15 TL
2013 Pteragogus trispilus Red Sea 7.9 SL
2013 Pteragogus variabilis Indian Ocean 5.8 SL



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